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Phil Jensen

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Phil Jensen
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South Dakota State Senate, District 33
Incumbent
In office
2013 - present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
South Dakota House of Representatives, District 33
2009 - 2013
Websites
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CandidateVerification
Phil Jensen is a Republican member of the South Dakota State Senate, representing District 33. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Jensen served in the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 33 from 2009 to 2013.

Biography

Jensen's professional experience includes working as a cookware dealer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jensen served on the following committees:

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Energy
Education
Health and Human Services
Retirement Laws, Vice Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jensen served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jensen served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of South Dakota State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Haven Stuck is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Phil Jensen will face David Johnson in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Jensen won election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 33. Jensen defeated Michael Buckingham in the Republican primary on June 5 and defeated Matt McGrath (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

South Dakota State Senate, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Jensen 57.4% 5,722
     Independent Matt McGrath 42.6% 4,245
Total Votes 9,967
South Dakota State Senate District 33 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Jensen 57.6% 1,128
Michael Buckingham 42.4% 832
Total Votes 1,960

2010

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jensen won re-election to District 33 of the South Dakota House of Representatives. Jensen and Jacqueline Sly (incumbent) both ran unopposed in the June 8 Republican primary.[4] Jensen and Sly were unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010.

South Dakota State House, District 33 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Phil Jensen (R) 4,920 56.62%
Green check mark transparent.png Jacqueline Sly (R) 3,769 43.38%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Phil Jensen is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Phil Jensen raised a total of $36,219 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 26, 2013.[5]

Phil Jensen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 South Dakota State Senate, District 33 Won $7,035
2010 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 33 Won $10,549
2008 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 33 Won $18,635
Grand Total Raised $36,219

2012

Phil Jensen won election to the South Dakota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Phil Jensen raised a total of $7,035.

2010

In 2010, Jensen received $10,549 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below:[6]

2008

In 2008, Jensen collected $18,635 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Blank $9,015
Phil Jenson $4,438
South Dakota Republican Party $630
Joel and Janice Hrachovec $250
William Janklow South Dakota Development Fund $250

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Political offices
Preceded by
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South Dakota State Senate District 33
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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South Dakota House of Representatives District 33
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Scott W. Craig (R)